As a family law firm, we want to share stories of women in their own words. Our first Women &Divorce features an article written by Saimi Mir, a freelance journalist who is currently working with Unbound on a collection of essays about Parenting and Patriarchy. The below article and image originally appeared in the Guardian on…

A contact order can be obtained from the Family Court when a separated or divorced couple are unable to agree on the amount of contact that the parent not living with the child should have with their child. When a marriage breaks down, it impacts everyone involved. Inevitably one parent will leave the home and…

The Nikaah is a contract between a husband and wife that they will live their lives in accordance with the teachings of the Quran and the Sunnah. As part of the marriage contract the husband agrees to pay the wife a Mehr, commonly referred to as Dowry. British Law as it currently stands recognises any…

You can ask a court to make a ‘financial order’ if you cannot reach an agreement. This used to be called an ‘ancillary relief order’. This means the court will decide how assets will be split. Ancillary Relief: What you need to know When parties divorce, not only do they need to determine who the…

Are you really married? It seems like an obvious question, however we often support clients who are unaware of their legal position. Although the majority of Muslims know that a Nikaah is required in order to be married under Islamic Law, there are many Muslims who do not understand how a Nikaah alone affects their marital…

© 2019 SKB Law

       

skblawfirm.co.uk